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System.Drawing.Text Namespace

The System.Drawing.Text namespace provides advanced GDI+ typography functionality.

Basic graphics functionality is provided by the System.Drawing namespace. The classes in this namespace allow users to create and use collections of fonts.

Caution noteCaution:

Classes within the System.Drawing.Text namespace are not supported for use within a Windows or ASP.NET service. Attempting to use these classes from within one of these application types may produce unexpected problems, such as diminished service performance and run-time exceptions.

 ClassDescription
Public classFontCollectionProvides a base class for installed and private font collections.
Public classInstalledFontCollectionRepresents the fonts installed on the system. This class cannot be inherited.
Public classPrivateFontCollectionProvides a collection of font families built from font files that are provided by the client application.
 EnumerationDescription
Public enumerationGenericFontFamiliesSpecifies a generic FontFamily object.
Public enumerationHotkeyPrefixSpecifies the type of display for hot-key prefixes that relate to text.
Public enumerationTextRenderingHintSpecifies the quality of text rendering.
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